Job and Volunteer Opportunities 2021-2022

Tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Bible, open to all areas of specialization (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Location: Jerusalem
E-mail Submission:
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Bible, open to all areas of specialization.
The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D.
degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2022.
Job requirements:
Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates will be expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered.
The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.
Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.
For further details, please contact the incoming Head of the Department, Prof. Noam Mizrahi at:

Joyce Z. Greenberg Visiting Professorship in Jewish Studies

Institution: The Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies of the University of Chicago
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University Lectureship in Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture in an Ancient Mediterranean Context

Submission Application: September 30th 2021
Salary: Salary range from €3.746.- to €5.127.- gross per month (pay scale 11)
Institution: Leiden University
Location: Nederland
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Associate Professor, Archaeology of Ancient Israel (Job No:976699)

Submission Application: September 28, 2021
Salary: Fixed term full time
Institution: Australian Catholic University
Location: North Sydney
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Hebrew Bible & Ancient Near East (UT Austin)

Submission Application: October 15. 2021
Start Date (estimated): The position will begin in Fall of academic year 2022-23
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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Assistant Professor of Instruction in Jewish Studies (UT Austin)

Submission Application: Nov 1, 2021
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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Tenure track in Archaeology

Submission Application: November 15, 2021
Start Date (estimated):
Institution: Ben-Gurion University
Location: Ramat Gan, Israel
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Position Name Tenure track position in Archaeology School/Faculty Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department/Area The Archaeological Division of the Department of Bible, Archaeology and the Ancient Near East
Description The Department of Archaeology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev calls for applications for a Ph.D. level tenure-track position in archaeology at any rank from lecturer to full professor with expertise in one or both of the following general areas of interest:
1. Heritage Science and Management,
2. Environmental Archaeology and Geo-Informational Sciences/Remote Sensing.
Basic Qualifications The candidate should have a proven record of independent archaeological research, fundraising, and publication. The candidate is expected to initiate innovative research in the field of archaeology and the environmental sciences, and to collaborate with colleagues in the department in these fields. In addition to full membership in the department of Archaeology, as a part of Ben-Gurion University research priorities the candidate would be expected to integrate with the developing School of Sustainability and Climate Change.
The candidate should have an advanced degree in archaeology (or anthropology, coming from the USA).

January 2022

Associate Professor, Jewish History - University of Oxford

Submission Application: 28th January 2022
Start Date (estimated): October 1, 2022
Salary: £48,835 to £65,574 p.a. Grade 36S
Institution: University of Oxford - Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College
Location: Oxford

The Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College are recruiting an Associate Professor of Jewish History in the Second Temple and Late Antiquity periods from 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post provides vital teaching for undergraduate and graduate degrees in Hebrew and Jewish Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, and will be attached to Wolfson College. Primarily based in the Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College, the post offers the potential for teaching and research links with the Faculty of Theology & Religion and the Faculty of Classics (Ancient History). The research focus of the post is the historical study of Jews in Palestine and the Diaspora in the Second Temple and Late Antiquity periods, with a strong focus on textual sources in the original languages.
You will have an outstanding record of research and publication in the field of Jewish History in the Second Temple and Late Antique periods, a record of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching, including experience of designing and introducing new courses, and the ability to lecture in an interesting and engaging manner. The successful candidate will have a high level of competence in Hebrew, Aramaic and Ancient Greek, experience of supervising graduate students, and a proven ability and readiness to contribute effectively to academic administration. You will also have a proven record of successful collaboration with colleagues in pursuit of common goals and research, teaching and administration, a demonstrated capacity for leadership in developing and maintaining teaching programmes, a readiness to participate in development and fundraising activities, and a doctorate in a relevant field of Jewish Studies and/or Ancient History, complete by the time of appointment.
This position is based in central Oxford. This is a full-time position from 1 October 2022, permanent upon completion of a successful review which is conducted during the first 5 years.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 28 January 2022.

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